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Bakersfield Police Department arrests man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Central Bakersfield

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Posted at 10:12 PM, Jan 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-25 01:12:28-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.  — The Bakersfield Police Department has arrested a man after police said he sexually assaulted a woman Friday afternoon in Central Bakersfield.

According to BPD, Bakersfield Police responded to an alley in the 2600 block of Alder Street near Drake St. around 3:30 p.m. Friday for a report of a sexual assault that just occurred.

When officers arrived they found a woman who reported she was sexually assaulted. The woman gave police a description of the suspect. Officers circulated the area and found a man that matched the description.

Police said the investigation led to a positive identification and arrest of Angel Hermosillo-Rivera, 35. Hermosillo-Rivera was arrested and booked into jail for sexual penetration with force, oral copulation by force and assault to commit sex offense.

Hermosillo-Rivera is being held on $120,000 bail and is due in court Tuesday.